Elk County Commissioners To Award 2 Scholarships

Category: Elk County News
Published: Friday, 10 March 2017
The County of Elk is allocated funding annually from the PA Act 13 (Impact Fee) from Marcellus Shale gas extraction. Due to the receipt of this allowance, the Commissioners of Elk County are happy to announce that we will award two (2) $5,000 grant scholarships annually to scholars from Elk County who will be attending college to earn a degree in the natural gas shale (or related) industry.

More information and the scholarship application can be found here.

The deadline to apply is MAY 30, 2017.

Courthouse Prohibited Items

Category: Elk County News
Published: Tuesday, 07 February 2017
If you plan to visit the Elk County Courthouse, please take a moment and review this memo of what items cannot be brought into the Courthouse.

New at the Register & Recorder Office

Category: Elk County News
Published: Tuesday, 31 January 2017

To save the time of those who are applying for a Marriage License, you now have the option of filling out the application online (located under the Clerk of the Orphans’ Court section of our office web site) and bring it with you along with photo ID and the $40.00 fee. If you have any questions or need assistance filling out the Application, you can call the office at 814-776-5347. Click Here for the Application. (works best in Google Chrome)

Sheriff Sale Properties

Category: Elk County News
Published: Monday, 24 October 2016
We are happy to announce that Sheriff Sale Properties are once again included on the Elk County Sheriff's page of this website.  Properties for the November sale are currently listed.  There is no sale in December.  January sale properties will be added soon.  Click on Frequently Asked Questions for more information regarding how to buy a property advertised at sheriff sale.

Medicine Collection Box Added To Sheriff's Office

Category: Elk County News
Published: Thursday, 29 September 2016
In September, the District Attorney held a press conference to announce the addition of MedReturn Drug Collection boxes to the Elk County Sheriff's Department, the St. Marys City Police Department, the Ridgway Borough Police Department, and the Johnsonburg Borough Police Department.  Additional information can be found here.


Elk County Courthouse
250 Main Street
P.O. Box 448
Ridgway, PA 15853

Elk County Courthouse Annex
300 Center Street
P.O. Box 448
Ridgway, PA 15853